Update: Qualifiers for 2012 Oconee County Races: Day 2

As of 5 p.m. Thursday, five more candidates had qualified for Oconee County offices and one for District 119 State Representative.

Five candidates officially qualified on day 2 for Oconee County offices  on Thursday.  They are:


  • (R)

Downs is challenging incumbent *, who qualified on Wednesday.


Board of Education Post 1 (Chair)

  • Mike Hunter (R)

Hunter vacated his Post 4 to face off against , who qualified on Wednsdsay.  


Board of Education Post 4

  •  Mike Burnette (R)


Board of Commissioners Post 1

  • (R)

Bell is challenging * (R), who qualified on Wednesday and is running for a third term.


Tax Commissioner

  • Jennifer Riddle (R)




The Georgia Secretary of State's Office confirmed the following qualifier on Thursday:

State Representative, District 119

  • Chuck Williams* (R)




The qualifying period ends at noon on Friday. Primary elections will be held on July 31.  The General Election is Nov. 6.

Stephanie Gross May 24, 2012 at 11:23 PM
Tweet sent by Jay Hanley, Oconee GOP Chairman: @OconeePatch Mike Burnette (R) qualified for Board of Education, Post 4 at 4:56 p.m. Thanks for the update, Jay!


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